quitar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a semi-learned term derived from Medieval Latin quitāre (release, discharge, set free) < Late Latin quietō, quietāre, or from Latin quietus.

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quitar (first-person singular present quito, first-person singular preterite quitei, past participle quitado)

  1. to remove
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of quitar
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of quitar

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Interlingua[edit]

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quitar

  1. to quit

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese quitar, from Late Latin quietō, quietāre (acquit, discharge, release), from Latin quiētō; it may have come through Old French quitter, although this is uncertain.

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quitar (first-person singular present indicative quito, past participle quitado)

  1. to pay
  2. to settle, discharge (a debt)
  3. (Internet slang) to quit (an online room)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From English kit + -ar.

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quitar (first-person singular present indicative quito, past participle quitado)

  1. (Portugal, colloquial) to engage in car tuning
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  • (engage in car tuning): tunar

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cōgitāre, present active infinitive of cōgitō.

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quitar

  1. (Sursilvan) to think, believe, reckon, have an opinion on

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a semi-learned derivation from Medieval Latin quitāre (release, discharge, set free) < Late Latin quietō, quietāre, or from Latin quietus (through an Old Spanish adjective quito, with an abnormal phonological evolution). Compare French quitter. See also Spanish quedar and quietar.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [kiˈtäɾ]

Verb[edit]

quitar (first-person singular present quito, first-person singular preterite quité, past participle quitado)

  1. (transitive) To remove
  2. (transitive) To get rid of
  3. (transitive) To take off (as clothes)
  4. (transitive) To get off
    ¡Quitádmelo!
    Get it off me!
  5. (reflexive) To leave
  6. (reflexive) To disrobe

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